US Africa Command "AFRICOM" confirmed the killing of 17 of ISIS members in an airstrike conducted southwest Libya.

"In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Libya terrorists in southwest Libya, September 26, 2019," AFRICOM stated Friday.

It added that the operation was aimed at pursuing terrorist networks and limiting their operations in Libya, noting that no civilians were killed as a result of the airstrike.

AFRICOM stressed to continue support for diplomatic efforts seeking to restore stability in the country.